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One of the most serious English Sparkling producers. This historic estate has been in the Goring family since 1743. The tiny 16-acre vineyard is close-planted on a steep south-facing chalk escarpment described as 'similar to the Côte des Blancs' in Champagne. The fruit is picked very selectively with quality being the absolute focus. The grapes are pressed gently using a traditional Coquard press. After three years on the lees this wine, composed of 45% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay & 22% Pinot Meunier, is hand disgorged and balanced with a minimal dosage of just 4g/L. It has a fine counterbalance between toasty richness and power from the wines élevage in Burgundian French Oak barrels, with racy acidity, tension and a focused chalky minerality.

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We host regular weekly and Saturday wine tastings in each K&L location.

For the complete calendar, including lineups and additional details related to our events, visit our K&L Local Events on KLWines.com or follow us on Facebook.  

 

Free Spirits Tastings at K&L! Now that we have our license for spirits tastings in Redwood City and San Francisco, we’re excited to host regular free spirits tastings in those locations.  Check the Spirits Journal for an updated tasting schedule.

All tastings will feature different products from the Spirits Department and take place on Wednesdays in Redwood City and San Francisco. Visit our events page on Facebook or the K&L Spirits Journal for more information.

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Friday
Feb202009

Mardi Gras Cocktails

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, the last day of Carnival—better known as Mardi Gras here in the States—and it's the perfect day for mishief-making. K&L's Mike Barber has whipped up some cocktail recipes to get your celebrating off to a spirited start. The Shotgun 2oz. Bulleit Bourbon 1/2oz. sweet vermouth dash of orange bitters Stir in ice. Strain into glass (Mike likes to add a couple of maraschino cherries). IMPORTANT- substitute Glenrothes reserve for Bulleit bourbon to bring down the sweetness. The Milagro Flower 2oz. Milagro silver tequila 2oz. lime juice 1/2 oz. Elderflower Liquer (a little goes a long way) Shake with ice, strain into glass, serve with chips and salsa. San Francisco Highball People are always amazed at how good this simple drink tastes No. 209 Gin or Anchor Junipero Gin Ginger ale Half a fresh lime Fill your glass with ice. Pour the glass half full with gin and top the rest of the way with ginger ale and a squeeze of lime. Stir and enjoy! 209 Volcano Shot Use a tall shot glass Chambord Amaretto Bailey's Irish Cream 209 Gin Fill your shot glass 1/4 Chambord. Then SLOWLY, using a spoon, fill 1/4 Amaretto. Again SLOWLY, using a spoon, fill 1/4 with Bailey's. All these ingredients should stack on each other and form visible layers in the glass. Finish the shot off by slowly pouring some on the top. This layer will be smokey and sit on the Bailey's. You may substitute flavored vodka for the gin if you wish. Shoot it!

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